Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Office of Public Affairs

Class of 2020 Begin Training at SIU School of Medicine SIU listening and spoken language specialist Caroline Montgomery knows just what it takes to get her young patients to listen and speak. Variety on the stage is the spice of life for SIU audiologist Anna Bussing. From tinnitus to noise-induced hearing loss, SIU researchers have been breaking ground for better hearing since the School began. Thirty-five years ago, SIU’s use of standardized patients set the stage for medical schools around the world.


Precision Medicine Initiative to launch
program at SIU

Largest study of long-term health aims to enroll 1 million volunteers to improve
health care.More

Dr. Keith Gagnon
DOD Grant Boosts ALS Research

Dr. Keith Gagnon is studying a genetic mutation of Lou Gehrig's disease. A Department of Defense grant is funding the study. More

Dr. Jerry Kruse

Dr. Jerry Kruse Honored By National Family Medicine Organization

The award honors an STFM member for outstanding work in political advocacy at the local, state or national level. More

Memory and Aging Network
The SIU School of Medicine's Memory and Aging Network needs your help!

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s Memory and Aging Network will close unless it can raise $500,000 by May 31.View Video

Healthy Dose Blog

See through the myths of healthy eyes
3 myths corrected

The most common birth defect
What is a cleft palate?

Back to school healthy checklist

In about a month, the kids will be back in school. Get these items checked off your list before the busy school weeks begin.More

Get your kids up to date for school

Physicals are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, sixth grade and ninth grade and students who are new to Springfield Public Schools.More

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